With all the doom and gloom surrounding cycling in our fair city, I thought readers would be keen in this fantastic article by the (very pro-bike) former New York Commissioner of Transportation,…Continue
"yeah, it was no doubt the old "security in tunnel" worry, or the Phys Ed teachers thought it would be good for strength conditioning, which could be true. Will they all just walk down to Cleveland St and cross there?"
"An underpass carrying EVERYTHING was proposed, thru Alex Greenwich, MP, in early 2014. It was ignored by TfNSW / RMS. The details are recorded for posterity in Transit Australia Magazine dated July 2014.
On the subject of the bridge at the…"
"I guess we shouldn't lobby for their retention, they will only remove them quicker.
The ideal solution would have been to include an underpass for cyclists in the LR tunnel under Anzac Pde, now being excavated. That's what the Dutch do as…"
"And the bridge is presented as pedestrian budget
Most peds would rather wait for the pedestrian light rather than climb up onto a bridge
BTW I noticed that the trams are not using the existing bus lanes, they have reduced the park lane to get the…"
"Exactly. So much of the design is tiptoes around Anzac Pde and ensures that "no car driver shall be inconvenienced". The chopping down of the trees is another example - those trees could have been saved by having the tram use the existing…"